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“’Thou Call’dst me Dog before Thou Hadst a Cause’: Teologiska perspektiv på Köpmannen i Venedig”

Svartvik, Jesper LU (2006)
Abstract
Harold Bloom writes "One would have to be blind, deaf and dumb not to recognize that Shakespeare's equivocal comedy The Merchant of Venice is nevertheless a profoundly anti-Semitic work" (Shakespeare: The Invention of the Human, 171). This article examines the role which theological discourse plays in The Merchant of Venice. It also addressess the issue whether and under what circumstances Shakespeare's play could / should be played in our post-Holocaust era. The article is based upon a lecture in Stockhom at a symposium which analysed The Merchant of Venice from different angles.
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keywords
Shylock, Merchant of Venice, Shakespeare, anti-Semitism, anti-Judaism, Augustine, the Holocaust, Martin Luther
host publication
Shakespeares Shylock och antisemitismen
editor
Sauter, Willmar and Feiler, Yael
publisher
Stockholm University
ISBN
91-86434-30-6
language
Swedish
LU publication?
yes
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The information about affiliations in this record was updated in December 2015. The record was previously connected to the following departments: Centre for Theology and Religious Studies (015017000)
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2016-04-04 11:38:49
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2018-11-21 21:06:12
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  author       = {Svartvik, Jesper},
  booktitle    = {Shakespeares Shylock och antisemitismen},
  editor       = {Sauter, Willmar and Feiler, Yael},
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  language     = {swe},
  publisher    = {Stockholm University},
  title        = {“’Thou Call’dst me Dog before Thou Hadst a Cause’: Teologiska perspektiv på Köpmannen i Venedig”},
  year         = {2006},
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